One of the most spectacular of the classic Mayan cities is
At Chichén Itzá, visitors will gather to see
something fantastic during the vernal
equinox. The corner of the Castillo casts a shadow in the
shape of a plumed serpent which slithers down the Kukulcán
Pyramid. The snake's head points north and the shadow body represents
a connection between earth and sky.
Not coincidentally, the temple was dedicated to the plumed
When you clap standing at a certain distance from the Kukulcán
Pyramid, you will hear back an echo that sounds like the Quetzal,
a bird sacred to the Maya.